NOAA WebService #1

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been using my spare time (I call lunch break my spare time) to write an application against the NOAA WebService. Earlier this year, NOAA made the data available in XML as a test, called the National Digital Forecast Database. Now anyone can get information in an XML format directly from the National…

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Syndication Generator for Sharepoint

Last weekend,  I crewed on the Madrugador, a CAL 40, for the Winter Vashon Regatta around Vashon Island. Working with me on Spinnaker and Jib trim I met,  Maurice Prather, THE Sharepoint-Blogger. Then & there began my education on sail trim, tide action, sheet vs guy and BlogWave vs Syndication Generator for Sharepoint. Maurice was so enthusiastic about…

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Managing your day with MapPoint

Several years ago I worked on a demo that used MapPoint for scheduling. The concept was to import a list of contacts/customers into MapPoint and plan a route with my hotel/office as the starting point and end point, and the contact addresses being the stops. This generated the most optimal driving directions for me as…

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2004: Year of the Blog

  BLOG noun [short for Weblog] (1999) : a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer   Merriam-Webster definition   Merriam-Webster just announced that the word BLOG was the most looked up term on its website. Considering that the current estimates of the number…

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